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Who should attend
You will benefit from this programme if you are already leading, or about to lead a small team for the first time, for example as a:
- functional specialist or a general manager
- team leader, team supervisor or team manager
- head of department
- first- time manager
- project co-ordinator/ or project manager
- line manager
- assistant manager or
- assistant director
This programme is applicable for junior managers from all disciplines and industries. It will help you release the potential of your team, expand your professional team leadership toolbox, and it’s a great opportunity to network with your peers.
The first step in leadership development, is to learn how to become more effective as a person. If you are not managing a team yet, please look at our Essentials of Leadership programme.
About the course
Running and managing a team for the first time, let alone a whole department, can be daunting, especially if you've come from a role in which you managed just yourself or one project or programme.
How to realise your team's potential
Do you have the skills to be an effective team leader? Are you struggling with team leadership challenges and issues, or need to boost your skills to manage your team to collective excellence?
In this three-day workshop, you will learn relevant team leader skills from RSM Executive Education's top faculty members. Your new knowledge and tools to deal effectively with motivational problems, dysfunctional team members, conflicts and lack of a common direction can be applied into your work immediately.
After this programme, you will be able to:
- understand how leading teams differs from leading individuals
- deal with difficult team members before they affect the entire team
- get the most out of your team members, knowledge and insights for collective decisions
- create a strong and cohesive team identity by using effective leaderships tools
- develop and communicate your vision for your team to inspire and motivate their efforts
- implement processes and systems for your team’s success, independent of your efforts.
Dr. Meir Shemla is an Assistant Professor at the Department of Organization and Personnel Management, Rotterdam School of Management (RSM).He received his PhD in Work & Organizational Psychology in 2011. His work focuses on the impact of team composition on team performance, and he has parti...
Hannes Leroy is an assistant professor of human resource management at RSM. He is also affiliated as a research fellow to the ILR School of Cornell University. His areas of expertise include human resource management, leadership and leadership development, mindfulness in organisations and occupat...
Bex Hewett is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management of Rotterdam School of Management. Her research focuses on the interface between HR practices and people's everyday experiences at work and she is interested in how HR practices can enhance value for t...
Inga Hoever is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Organisation and Personnel Management of Rotterdam School of Management. Her research focuses on questions related to teams and workplace creativity. She is particularly interested in how individual employees and team members relate to ea...
Anne Nederveen Pieterse (email@example.com) is associate professor of organizational behavior at the Rotterdam School of Management, Erasmus University Rotterdam. She has a Ph.D. from Rotterdam School of Management. Her research interests include leadership, self-management, team dynamics...
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